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GE told to freeze all EMD activity on ITEP contract (Updated)

22nd February 2019 - 17:19 GMT | by Tim Martin in London


The US Army has directed General Electric to indefinitely stop all work associated with its recently awarded $517 million EMD contract issued as part of the ITEP (Improved Turbine Engine Programme).

The development follows a decision made on 19 February, by its competitor for the EMD contract, the Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC), to file a protest with the Government Accountability Office (GAO) disputing the award.

'We are releasing a formal statement that the army has instructed GE Aviation to suspend all performance under the awarded contract for the Improved Turbine Engine Programme pending resolution of the protest filed

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Tim Martin


Tim Martin

Tim Martin is Air Editor for Shephard Media, based in Belfast. 

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